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Virtual Speakers Bureau Profile

For more details about this Guest Expert, view their Member Profile. Learn more about the Virtual Speakers Bureau .
Speaker Information
Guest Expert: Nancy J. Pelaez View Member Profile
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Purdue University
Member of VSB Since: Oct 15, 2005

Topic Details
Best Way to Contact: email  Please log in to view contact information
Fees Involved: Negotiable
Technical Formats: Discussion Forums , Face-To-Face
Topics of Expertise: (1) High School Science Laboratories: Role and Vision (Committee Member, National Research Council Board on Science Education for a National Academies study, see for a press release); (2) Teaching Evolutionary Biology; (3) Misconceptions about Life Science; (4) Bilingual (Multicultural) Science Education
Presentation Titles: (1) America's Lab Report: Poor grades for school science labs, but research points way to improvements; (2) KEEPToolkit designs for evolutionary biology lessons that accommodate diverse religious perspectives; (3) Science versus Dogma: Misconceptions about human blood circulation; (4) Harnessing analogies about blood circulation as cultural capital for responsive teaching of science for English Language Learners
Availability, special terms, etc.: No cost to non-profit organizations in southern California, but travel expenses and per diem and reimbursement of technology costs required at other locations.